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Antique Chinese Ormolu Bowl with Islamic Arabic Inscriptions



Antique Chinese ormolu bowl with Islamic Arabic inscriptions Chinese, early 20th century Measures: Height 13cm, diameter 31cm This charming ormolu, or gilt bronze, bowl features a squat ovoid body with twin handles mounted to the sides. The bowl is adorned to the front and back with embossed cartouches containing Arabic script, demonstrating that the piece was produced in China for export to an Islamic market. The bowl is marked underside with Chinese characters.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 5.12 in. (13 cm)Diameter: 12.21 in. (31 cm)
  • Style
    Islamic (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Early 20th Century
  • Condition
    Refinished. Regilt at a later point.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 16449e1stDibs: LU956322579532

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    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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